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Barley Water

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Ingredients
  Pearl barley 1 Ounce
  Water 1 Pint
  Sugar To Taste
  Flavorings To Taste
  Lemon 1 (use grated rind and juice)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Thoroughly wash the barley.

MAKING
2 In a pan add barley with water.
3 Add in very thinly peeled rind of the lemon, if desired.
4 Gradually bring to a boil.

SERVING
5 If using as a cooling drink, immediately strain over the sugar and lemon juice. Serve hot or cold.
6 If using as a soothing drink for complaints of the digestive tract, stew for about 1 hour, strain and sweeten.

TIP
Barley water can be kept for a few hours only.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Beverage
Ingredient: 
Barley
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 13 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.08 g0.12%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.03%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0.44 mg0.02%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.95 g3.8%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 0.33 g0.67%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 18.6%

Calcium 0.9% Iron 0.56%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Barley Water Recipe